Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Techsan Garden Club:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1962-1988, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Techsan Garden Club (Lubbock, Tex.)
Title: Techsan Garden Club, Records,
Dates: 1962-1988
Abstract: Started in 1962, The Techsan Garden Club was an organization of the University Women's group and a member of the National Council of State Garden Clubs.
Collection # U 201.1
Quantity: 2 boxes (2.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The Techsan Garden Club was an organization of the University Women's group, started in 1962, and was a member of the National Council of State Garden Clubs. Membership consisted of women faculty members, faculty wives, mothers or sisters of members living in the home, and wives and widows of former faculty members of Texas Tech University. Some the purposes of the club included advancing the interests, the organization, and fine art of gardening and garden clubs and plant societies; aiding in the protection and conservation of natural resources by helping to protect civic landscapes and promoting improvements of roadsides and parks; and assisting in the maintenance of the Municipal Garden and Arts Center and supporting the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum.


Scope and Contents

The collection contains details of the Techsan Garden Club's activities, including financial materials, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Also included are 4 large scrapbooks filled with photographs and information on the club's activities and members.


 

Organization

The collection is organized by file name in alphabetical order.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
Lubbock Memorial Arboretum
Garden and Arts Center (Lubbock, Tex.)
Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University--Faculty
Techsan Garden Club (Lubbock, Tex.)
Subjects
Flower shows--Texas--Lubbock
Gardening--Texas--Lubbock--Societies, etc.
Women gardeners--Texas--Lubbock
Women gardeners--Texas--Lubbock--Societies and clubs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Techsan Garden Club Records, 1962-1988, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gifts, 1989-1991

Processed by

Lynn Whitfield, April 1998


Collection Inventory

 

Bank Statements

box folder
1 1 Bank Statements, 1963-1975
2 Bank Statements, 1976-1988



 
box folder
1 3 Bulletin- The National Preserver, 1977



 
box folder
1 4 Club Materials- Roster, Standing Rules, etc.



 
box folder
1 5 Members Handbooks, 1966-1972



 

Minutes

box folder
1 6 Minutes and Treasurer's Accounts, 1962-1985
7 Minutes, 1982-1987



 
box folder
1 8 The National Gardner magazine, 1985-1987



 
box folder
1 9 News Clippings and Photographs, 1969-1978 and undated



 
box folder
1 10 President's Reports, 1978-1986



 
box folder
1 11 Projects (catalogs)



 
box folder
1 12 A Standard Flower Show programs, 1982-1986



 
box folder
1 13 Yearbooks, 1976-1987



 

Scrapbooks

box folder
2 1 Scrapbook, 1962-1964
2 Scrapbook, 1973-1974
3 Scrapbook, 1977-1978
4 Scrapbook, 1983-1984